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    Rivier University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


 

FALL SEMESTER 2014 (AUGUST 25 - DECEMBER 20)

 

 

 

Monday

August 25

Term 1 - 8 week classes begin

Friday

August 29

End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 - 8 week classes

Monday

September 1

Labor Day - No meeting for 8 week-Term 1 classes

Tuesday

September 2

Academic Convocation

Tuesday

September 2

Classes begin for 14 Week Professional Studies/Graduate classes

Wednesday

September 3

Classes begin for 14 Week Day classes

Tuesday

September 9

End of Add/Drop period for 14 week classes

Monday

September 22

Final date to withdraw from Term 1 - 8 week classes

Friday

September 26

Final day to complete “I” from Summer ‘14

Monday

October 13

Columbus Day - No meeting for 14 week day classes

 

 

Professional Studies and Graduate 14 week & 8 week classes meet 

Tues-Mon

October 14-20

Final Exams for Term 1 - 8 week classes

Tuesday

October 21

Term 2 - 8 week classes begin   

Friday

October 24

MIDTERM GRADES DUE for all 14 week undergraduate classes

Tuesday

October 28       

End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 - 8 week classes

Tuesday

November 11

Final date to withdraw from 14 week classes

Monday

November 17

Final date to withdraw from Term 2 - 8 week classes

Monday

November 17

Final date to complete “I” form Term 1 - 8 week classes

Wednesday

November 26

Thanksgiving Vacation Begins-Wed. noon; vacation for all classes

Monday

December 1

Classes Resume

Monday

December 1

Intent to Graduate January 2 due

Monday

December 8

14 week classes end

Tues-Fri

December 9-12

Fall Term Final Exams for 14 week classes

Saturday

December 13

Inclement weather make up final exam for 14 week

Mon-Thurs

December 15-18

Final Exams for Term 2 - 8 week classes

Saturday

December 20

Inclement weather make up final exam for Term 2 - 8 wk. classes

 

 

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2015  (JANUARY 12 - MAY 9)

 

 

 

Monday

January 12

Classes begin for ALL students

Friday

January 16

End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 - 8 week classes

Monday

January 19

Martin Luther King Day - all 8 week classes will meet

 

 

 

Tuesday

January 20

End of Add/Drop period for 14 week classes

Friday

January 30

Final date to complete “I” from Fall ‘14

Monday

February 2

Intent to Graduate May 9 due

Friday

February 6

Final date to withdraw from a Term 1 - 8 week class

Mon-Thurs

March 2-5

Final Exams for Term 1 - 8 week classes

Friday

March 6

MIDTERM GRADES DUE for 14 week undergraduate classes

Saturday

March 7

Inclement weather make up day for Term 1 - 8 week classes

Mon-Fri

March 9-13

Spring Vacation for 14 week classes only

Monday

March 9

Term 2 - 8 week classes begin

Friday

March 13

End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 - 8 week classes

Monday

March 30

Final date to withdraw from a 14 week classes

Thursday

April 2

Easter recess begins; no meeting for 14 week classes;

 

 

Term 2 - 8 week classes will meet

Friday

April 3

Good Friday - no classes

Sunday

April 5

Easter Sunday

Monday

April 6

Classes resume

Monday

April 6

Final date to withdraw from Term 2 - 8 week classes

Monday

April 6

Final date to complete “I” from Term 1 - 8 week classes

Monday

April 27

14 week classes end

Mon-Thurs 

April 27-30

Final Exams for Term 2 - 8 week classes &

 

 

14 week Professional Studies/Graduate classes

Tues-Fri

April 28-May 1

Final Exams for 14 week day classes

Saturday

May 2

Inclement weather make up day

Saturday

May 9

Commencement

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2015

 

TERM 1 (May 18- June 25)

     

Monday

May 18

Classes begin

Friday

May 22

End of Add/Drop period

Monday

May 25

Memorial Day - no classes held

Friday

May 29

Make up day for Monday (5/25) classes

Friday

June 5

Final date to withdraw from any Term 1 classes

Friday

June 12                   

Final date to complete “I” from Spring’15

Mon-Thurs

June 22-June 25

Final Exams (last class meetings)

 

TERM 2 (June 29 - August 6)  

 

 

 

Monday

June 29

Classes begin

Friday

July 3

End of Add/Drop period

Friday

July 17

Final date to withdraw from any Term 2 classes

Friday

July 24

Final date to complete “I” from Summer - Term 1

Friday

July 24

Intent to Graduate from for September 2 due

Mon- Thurs

August 3-6

Final Exams (last class meetings)

 

SUMMER LONG TERM (May 18 - August 6) 12 weeks

 

 

 

Monday

May 18

Classes begin

Friday

May 22

End of Add/Drop period

Friday

July 10

Final date to withdraw from any Summer Long classes